We are delighted to be recognised by Legal 500 as one of the top 10 law firms in the North for client service and expertise. The only Cumbrian firm to feature in the top 10! This accolade comes following one of the largest and most comprehensive surveys of client satisfaction ever conducted in the UK legal market. Thank you to all of our teams in achieving this fantastic result – we are so proud of you!
Eleven teams and 26 lawyers from Burnetts were mentioned in this year’s prestigious guide, with five specialist teams being awarded the highest “Top-Tier” ranking, those being Agriculture and Estates, Corporate, Commercial Litigation, Education and Real Estate.
Other departments recognised for their expertise were Employment and HR, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury and Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate, led by Rachael Stephenson. Burnetts also maintained its long-established position as the only firm in Cumbria to be recommended for its legal specialisms in Clinical Negligence, Family and Education.
Five Burnetts Partners were hailed as “Leading Individuals” in the North:-
Other lawyers given specific praise for their expertise were Helen Hayward and Robbie Mather (both Real Estate) and Spencer Knaggs and Michelle Armstrong (both Clinical Negligence). Recognised in the Legal 500 for the first time in 2020 were Emma Armstrong and Sophie Allinson.
The Legal 500 assesses law firms on merit alone and is considered an important go-to guide to the legal sector across the county. Recognition is based on culmination of months of research, interviews with law firms and, most importantly, the testimonials from clients. So thank you to everyone who participated!
For further information on the Legal 500 rankings, go to www.legal500.com